From a poodle that paints to cows who "royally" love music, 'THV 11 This Morning' catches you up on some Weird But True headlines.


UNDATED (KTHV) – From a poodle that paints to cows who "royally" love music, 'THV 11 This Morning' catches you up on some Weird But True headlines.

Painting poodle holding charity art exhibit

An amateur artist is expected to be the highlight of a charity art exhibit this week. While his work is expected to fetch a couple hundred dollars, buyers may be more impressed with his artistic temperament. The 6-year-old, who just picked up a brush last year, will be featured in an auction gallery alongside nationally renowned artists. The "Paw"-casso behind the canvas, is a poodle named Polo. "He took on pretty fast," Ann Sheltz said of her painting poodle. Since poodles are retrievers, she knew if Polo learned key commands, he could pick up her talent. All it took was time, patience and a treat.

Woman crashes into firehouse with snake around neck

A New York woman, who crashed her Toyota Prius into a firehouse with a stolen python wrapped around her neck, faces charges of reckless endangerment and larceny, police said on Tuesday. Sarah Espinosa, 22, from Albany, drove over the center median on the Jericho Turnpike in Long Island late Monday and plowed through the garage door of the New Hyde Park Fire House, damaging two fire trucks, the Nassau County Police Department said in a statement. Firefighters removed the snake and Espinosa was transported to a local hospital, police said. She was released a short time later. Espinosa was charged with reckless driving, driving while intoxicated, and unlawful possession of marijuana in addition to reckless endangerment in the second degree and petit larceny.Espinosa is accused of stealing the snake from a nearby PETCO store before the crash, police said. The animal, priced at $89.99, was returned to the pet store later on Monday, police said.

Farmer plays trombone, cows come running

A Kansas farmer has found a unique new way to round up his cattle and it's getting him a lot of national attention. Derek Klingenberg plays the song "Royals" by New Zealand pop star Lorde on his trombone. As soon as Klingenberg starts playing his cows began strolling across the field toward him. According to Klingenberg's Facebook page, playing the trombone calms the livestock and makes it easier to round them up. Since the video was posted over the weekend the talented farmer has gotten calls from media around the world and even a re-tweet from Ellen Degeneres.

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